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Chicago Needs Election Judges For November. Here’s How You Can Help (And Earn $230 Or More)

There's been a national shortage of people signing up to be election judges amid the coronavirus pandemic — but the post is key to ensuring voters can safely and confidently cast their ballots.

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Black Chicagoans Die 9 Years Before White Residents. The City Has A New Plan To Confront Racism And Close The Gap

Chicago's life expectancy gap is rooted in systemic racism, officials said when announcing the Healthy Chicago 2025 plan Thursday.

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Coronavirus Kills 25 More People In Illinois As 2,056 New Cases Reported

At least 8,392 people have died from coronavirus in Illinois since the start of the pandemic.

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Hundreds Of Monarch Butterflies Are Downtown As Part Of Annual Migration

It's peak monarch butterfly season for Chicago — but the beautiful insects are near-endangered.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Want To Weigh In On Chicago Police Policies? Here’s How To Take New Surveys, Join Focus Groups

Police are asking for input on a variety of policies, including how officers respond to hate crimes, prohibition of sexual misconduct and how officers interact with youth.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Council Tensions Linger Over Lightfoot’s Ongoing Battle Against ‘Aldermanic Prerogative’

Although some aldermen say little has changed since Lightfoot sought to limit aldermanic veto power, others are pushing back. “Unfortunately what we’ve seen so far is much worse: mayoral prerogative," one alderman said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicagoans Took 230,400 Scooter Trips During The First Month Of The New Pilot

Complaints about the scooters are down, according to the city, but too many people are still riding on sidewalks.

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Bringing Back Football Would Put Kids, Communities At Risk Of Coronavirus, Pritzker Says

Some parents might feel safe sending their kids onto the field, but doing so would put everyone around them at risk, Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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Coronavirus Kills 35 More People In Illinois, But Progress Being Made, Pritzker Says

Among the victims was a man in his 30s in Cook County. At least 8,367 people have died from coronavirus in Illinois since the start of the pandemic.